Because of the country’s falling currency, its foreign debt just got a lot more expensive.
We look at how things are currently looking for cannabis companies.
We’re in the last week of June, which is also the last week of the second quarter. Government economists will be crunching the numbers on Gross Domestic Product: the sum of all goods and services produced in the economy. Annualized GDP growth was 2.2 percent in the first quarter of 2018. So what’s in store […]
This weekend marks two years since Britain held its referendum on exiting the European Union and voters told their leaders they want to leave the bloc. Since then, the British government has been negotiating the conditions of Brexit on issues such as the single market, customs union and movement of labor. The scheduled exit date, […]
The United States has imposed tariffs on products from China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union, and retaliatory duties are on the way. What will be the overall economic effect of these trade disputes? One way to gauge that is by looking to the futures market. Click the audio player above to hear the full […]
U.S. stocks and bonds might be overvalued.
But, "it's also important to remember that the markets are not in anything like the kind of conditions they were when the eurozone crisis was at its most intense back in 2011 and 2012," Andrew Walker, an economics correspondent for the BBC told us.
The FDA plans to unveil a website today naming pharmaceutical companies that have blocked the development of generic drugs by failing to provide samples to competitors. This public posting is part of FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s larger crackdown to, as he says, “end the shenanigans” by brand name drug companies. Click the audio player above […]
The economy is doing well, but the average person is angry. "The alternative is that you change the social contract," one expert says.
The fundamentals of this economy are strong right now but you wouldn’t always know it from the stock markets lately. Volatility has been the word of recent weeks. But on Friday big banks including JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup are expected to show strong profits. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.